Little Burstead: Arrests Over Caravan Death

Several people are being questioned by detectives following the death of a man in a caravan in a village near Billericay.

Police had been contacted by the ambulance service shortly before 4am yesterday (Monday May 6th) following reports that a man was seriously ill inside a caravan off Clock House Road in Little Burstead.

They arrived and found him being treated by paramedics, but the 26-year-old man from East Ham was certified dead at the scene a short time later.

Four people were arrested at the scene and are continuing to help police with their enquiries. Two men from Canning Town in east London, aged 29 and 30; a 34-year-old woman from East Ham in east London and a 69-year-old man from Billericay are all being questioned at separate police stations in south Essex.

The death is currently being treated as suspicious.

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out this afternoon.